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Scalp Is Itchy
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
My scalp is itchy and it won't stop why is it itchy and how can I treat it and prevent it from happening again?
Dandruff?: Itchiness of the scalp could be caused by a number of factors. First try to eliminate any type of hair products that you may have used in the past( such as hairspray, gel, even shampoos etc.). If you have dandruff you can use a shampoo such as Sebulex. If the itchiness persist, try to see a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long?: If this just started, think about anything that you have recently changed, such as your shampoo, hair dye, etc., etc. If it is a chronic problem it could be psoriasis, severe seborrheic dermatitis, or even a scalp infection. Scalps with significant redness & swelling do not usually respond to otc treatment; i would suggest that you see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Why do I continue to have dandruff. my scalp is itchy and white flakes. And my head feels like I hit it and hurts but I didn't.
Depends: You may have a more significant case of seborrheic dermatitis, which could be driving the "dandruff" that you notice. Be aware, it could even be psoriasis of the scalp too!. The pain is a bit worrisome for some type of inflammation of the scalp as seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis aren't usually painful unless and infection is complicating things. Please seek help from your doctor. Good luck ...Read more
I keep smelling this odor. Mostly in my room.Nobody else smells it.I take depcaote. My other theory dehydration? My scalp is itchy, oily, flaky! :(
See below: Hyperosmia or increase sense of smell can be associated with a number of conditions such as: cluster headaches, migraines, adrenal cortical insufficiency, seizures, sinusitis and partial damage to the olfactory nerve, depression and other psychiatric disorders. Get seen when you can by your physician to discuss this. ...Read more
My scalp is itchy due to small spots that I have all over my scalp. Some of them are white, some bleed when i take them off.I have had them for 3 years?
Please see a doctor: Sounds like a chronic skin condition and needs an evaluation by a doctor, may be a dermatologist ...Read more
When I apply curd on hair , after rinsing wid water, its feels so freezy and even dandruff increases and scalp so itchy..? Help help please
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